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Calcium Carbonate Scale Formation, Prediction and Treatment (Case Study Gumry Oilfield-PDOC)

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Abstract:

In this study the predictions and probabilities of calcium carbonate scale formation and corrosion occurrence inside Gumry Field Process Facilities (GFPF) and produced water injection process units (PWTP) was carried out. This was done calculating the Langelier Saturation Index (LSI), Ryznar Stability Index (RSI), Puckorius Scaling Index (PSI). The samples results for LSI index and PSI index were compared and found that all samples under threaten of calcium carbonate scale. The samples results for RSI index and found that all samples under formation of heavy calcium carbonate scale. Special excel computer program was designed to calculate the (LSI, RSI, PSI). The scale was cleaned and removed by 10% diluted hydrochloric acid and commercial scale inhibitor.

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Periodical:
International Letters of Chemistry, Physics and Astronomy (Volume 17)
Pages:
47-58
DOI:
10.18052/www.scipress.com/ILCPA.17.47
Citation:
A. Saifelnasr et al., "Calcium Carbonate Scale Formation, Prediction and Treatment (Case Study Gumry Oilfield-PDOC)", International Letters of Chemistry, Physics and Astronomy, Vol. 17, pp. 47-58, 2013
Online since:
Sep 2013
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